Stories about Ideas from March, 2017
Kyrgyzstan's Capital Through the Cracked Windshields of Its Beloved Trolleybuses
Do Bishkek's trolleybuses have style? You bet they do!
Art in Transit: Meet the Commute Sketchers of Singapore
"With dwindling interests in traditional art, the public commute presents a unique, safe and condensed setting to practice what I love."
In a Greek Refugee Camp: A Volunteer's Notebook
"As volunteers, we’re treated as though we’re not part of the story.... But whether we like it or not, we are part of the narrative and influence it, significantly."
Kathmandu’s Pollution Is So Bad, Even Gods Need Masks
The level of pollution in Kathmandu has surpassed the minimum acceptable level and the residents are reacting by putting masks over their faces, just like the city's iconic statues.
Japanese Media Reports of Sagamihara Care Home Stabbings Overlook the Disabled Victims
Media reports have also placed great emphasis on finding a deeper motive behind the stabbings, in spite of the perpetrator's assertion that "....It is better that disabled people disappear.”
‘Whistle at Women No More,’ Say Construction Workers in Peru
In Peru, there is a ray of hope for women who want to avoid street harassment.
‘Speed Thrills but Kills,’ ‘Safety on Road Is Safe Tea at Home’ and Other Bhutanese Road Signs
"I Loved Driving on the Hills coz of these boards. I would prefer this, rather than the Advertising Boards along the roads."
Russian Ex-Mayor Campaigns to Create ‘Putin–Superhero’ Art Show
An ex-mayor ousted by one of Vladimir Putin’s close allies is now looking to crowdfund the creation of a museum called “Putin-Superhero.”